Carbon dioxide and Bohr shift

These lesson activities give students an understanding of the different methods of transporting carbon dioxide in the blood, the role of hemoglobin, the enzyme carbonic anhydrase and the Bohr shift. A set of slides introduce the key concepts and these are followed by some questions and model answers. Most (70%) of the CO2 in blood is transported as bicarbonate ions (HCO3-), while 23% is carried in the form of carbamino-hemoglobin....


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